Learn the ancient art of blacksmithing

Mentored by

Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith

Experimental archaeologist, consultant & tutor

Organisation links
Location address: West Hoathly, RH19 4QS
Chosen age group:

Ages: children 7 - 18 · adults 18+ years

Available tickets:
Sponsor a child/ friend £67.60 per sessionSingle class (1- 1) £67.60 per session
Next date: Monday 27th May,
A summary
BLACKSMITHING CLASSES With Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith Learn the ancient art of blacksmithing Join expert and highly trained smith Simon to explore the alchemy of this craft. With guidance, you will learn hammer skills, forge hearth management plus correct hand tool usage. You will learn the principles of forge-work and over sessions create practical, functional and decorative objects to take home. MONITORED LEARNING AND PROGRESS FEEDBACK Simple to advanced level tasks, techniques and projects upon the anvil. Simon will structure the classes based on learning abilities and individual assessment. FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 7 YEARS OLD (ACCOMPANIED BY A GUARDIAN) - TWO STUDENTS PER CLASS >>>COSTS: £67.60 per person for 1 - 1 tuition - Duration 1 hr (single class) £124.80 per person for 2 - 1 tuition - Duration 2hrs (double class) THIS TICKET IS ON ANOTHER LISTING FOUND THROUGH OUR ORGANISATION PAGE - www.eequ.org/ironagesmith To pair up you must either book 2 people for a double class or register to be paired up with another person. (Email us with your details to be put on a waiting list) Price includes steel/materials, charcoal and a cuppa Options to book 1 class or more for scheduled classes >>> SPONSOR A CHILD TO LEARN THE CRAFT Want to gift this experience to someone who would benefit? Please notify us to nominate someone of your choosing. We have also made an option for sponsoring a child from a low - income family. Please email: ironagesmith@gmail.com to tell us your name if donating. REGISTER TO BE SPONSORED ~ for low-income families only If you are a low-income family please register your interest to apply for a sponsorship. Once qualified, you will be offered a class in order of rotation from a waiting list of other qualified members. Please note: qualified places will only be offered based on significant secured funds being available to us unless an individual has been named by the sponsor to attend a class. ~ CHILDREN MUST BE 7 YEARS OLD OR OVER AND ACCOMPANIED BY A GUARDIAN FOR THE DURATION OF THE CLASS. ~ FOR SPONSORS - You can either sponsor someone anonymously or you can pass on your name and a message and we will send you a reply from your sponsored student and a mention for your support in our mailing list to thank you. >>> You can join Simon’s mailing list here > http://eepurl.com/hZOglP < for first announcements of any events and masterclasses offered in future. FOR BOOKINGS – REGISTER TO SPONSOR A CHILD – REGISTER TO APPLY FOR SPONSORSHIP Email: ironagesmith@gmail.com CANCELLATIONS - *** No refunds can be given however if you cancel over 14 days before the event, you may have your booking credited another date within 3 months. *** Location: Set within an ancient woodland upon a period Celtic Iron Age fort. >>> Accommodation/camping: www.chiddinglye.co.uk Sponsored by Earthclan Structures – Period structure hire for events Email: info.earthclanstructures@gmail.com
About your mentor
Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith
Experimental archaeologist, consultant & tutor
Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith is an Experimental archaeologist, consultant and tutor specialising in quintessentially Celtic (Iron Age) metalworks, la Tène Culture art in repoussé, forge works, iron smelting & related subjects.   >>> For commissions and any of the above please email: la.tene.blacksmith@gmail.com   >>> To contact Simon for course and action camp information, email: ironagesmith@gmail.com >>> Join Simon’s mailing list here > http://eepurl.com/hZOglP < for first announcements of any events and masterclasses offered in future.
Pricing information
Ticket nameSponsor a child/ friend
InformationPlease register your sponsored person's name with or if this is a donation, let us know, thank you.
Ticket nameSingle class (1- 1)
Information1 student for a 1 hour class. Includes admin and transaction fees plus materials and a cuppa!
Where we'll be
Chiddinglye Farm, Selsfield Road,, West Hoathly, West Sussex, RH19 4QS
Risk Assessment
First Aid Kit

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Cancellation Policy
No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.